South Labrador Sea
Issued 04:00 AM NST 05 December 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon and to northwest 45 late overnight.
Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5220N
5535W to 5335N 5540W to 5430N 5645W to 5535N 5940W to 6010N 6335W to
6035N 6235W then northeastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 4 December 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5110N 5545W to 5145N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N
5400W to 5700N 5000W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Dec estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5815W to 5040N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5715W.
Iceberg CountUnknown number of icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South Labrador SeaIssued 04:00 AM NST 05 December 2016
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 5 December 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today low 966 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 966 mb located northeast of Belle
At 4:00 a.m. NST today dissipating low 990 mb located southeast
of the East Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Quebec.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM NST 5 December 2016 An intense low pressure system well northeast of the Flemish Cap will
continue its slow approach towards the district today. Gale force
northwesterlies will spread to most waters by tonight as the low
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Lake Melville.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Lake Melville, all of the Labrador coast and the Northwest
Labrador Sea - northwestern half.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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